- Jack Montoya is a member of the Longknife Family
Jack is assigned to Kris Longknife's protection detail over her objections. He proves to be more helpful than she anticipated.
Jack received Sal, one of Nelly's children; he had nightmares the first night, but learned how to work with Sal. After Kris dodged Jack's protective shield and was wounded in another assassination attempt, Jack realized that he was in love with her.
Jack and Kris Longknife become lovers.
Jack and Kris marry with Rita Nuu Longknife Ponsa officiating.
Ruth Longknife is born.